VCSD students explore careers in mental health

The Voorheesville Guidance and Counseling Center recently organized a Career Cafe at the Jr./Sr. High School, focusing on careers in the mental health field. The event allowed students to discover career opportunities and ask questions during a lunch that the district’s food services department catered. During Career Cafe events, professionals share their knowledge for 25 …

Enrich yourself with VCSD Spring Continuing Education classes

Registration is now open for a diverse range of classes for the VCSD Spring Continuing Education season. Expand your knowledge with classes on gardening and photography and improve your fitness with offerings for hiking, water aerobics, basketball and more. The spring schedule and registration form is available here. District residents are given priority for registration, …

2024-25 District Calendar Approved

At the Feb. 5, 2024 Board of Education meeting, the Voorheesville Board of Education approved the 2024-25 District Calendar. Printable 2024-2025 District Calendar Here are some important days for the coming school year: September 2 – Labor Day September 3-4 – Superintendent Conference Days September 5 – First Day of School October 3 – Rosh …

Second Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to Voorheesville Middle School students who made honor roll for the second quarter of the 2023-24 school year. Students earned spots on the high honor roll list by maintaining an 89.5 average or better in their course work during the second quarter marking period. Students who earned spots on the honor roll maintained an 84.5-89.4 …

A Mathematical Escape

The challenge of an escape room became the perfect exercise in math concepts for grade 6 students in Jamie Mercier’s class. Students were faced with challenges set up in their room and had to solve four codes in order to “escape.”  Although it may have looked like students were playing a game, Mercier says there was …

Star of the Week

Middle School students who are making good choices and exhibiting positive behavior are being recognized for showing their school P.R.I.D.E. (Promoting Respect Integrity Diligence Excellence).  Every week, students who are showing exemplary conduct will be randomly selected to be our Star of the Week. Jan. 26, 2024                 …

Public Hearing on Tax Exemptions is Scheduled

  LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Public Hearings on the modification of the Property Tax Exemption under Real Property Tax Law Sections 459 and 467, for eligible seniors and persons with physical disabilities, the adoption of the Property Tax Exemption under Real Property Tax Law Section 466-a, for eligible volunteer …

WHEN TO KEEP A CHILD HOME WITH ILLNESS

It can be difficult for a parent or guardian to decide whether to send children to school when they wake up with symptoms of an illness or complaints that they do not feel well. Regular school attendance is the key to a student’s success. However, there are times when students will benefit from staying at …

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